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Test Name: HIV-1 p24 Ag

Test Code(s): HIVAG / HCHIVAG

CPT Code(s): 87390

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Preferred: Red top
Also Acceptable: Red cap with yellow ring (SST)

Collection Volume: Preferred: 4 mL
Pediatrics: 2 mL

Sample Analyzed: Serum

Volume Required: Preferred: 1 mL
Pediatrics: 0.5 mL

Specimen Transport: Transport specimen to laboratory.  

Stability: Ambient: Not acceptable
Refrigerated: Not acceptable
Frozen: 30 days


Report provides interpretation.

Additional Information:

Neutralization confirmation is added for an additional charge when result is reactive.

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